What suppliers do I need for my wedding?

Preparing for your wedding shouldn’t be stressful, it should be fun! We take a look at the main suppliers you need to consider to create your perfect wedding ceremony. This list is to inspire you and is by no means exhaustive – there are some unique niche wedding suppliers out there too

• Venue

• Wedding officiant (registrar, celebrant or minister)

• Photographer

• Videographer and/or drone pilot

• Wedding planner, event co-ordinator or wedding stylist

• Caterer

• Specialist stations (donut, chocolate fountain, children’s corner etc)

• Specialist cake maker

• Florist

• Hair dresser

• Makeup artist

• Special occasion car

• Wedding crafts and signage

• DJ and/or musician

Should I decide on a wedding date before contacting suppliers?

The first question you will be asked by any supplier is, “What …

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Wedding Make up FAQs

When it comes to Wedding Makeup (and makeup in general) I get asked a lot of questions and decided to write a blog with some of the most common questions.

1. What foundation do you recommend for mature skin?

My personal favourite is definitely Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation. I wear this myself and it's a favourite of Mother of the Bride/Grooms. It's more of a tinted moisturiser and is lovely and dewy. I would avoid a matte finish Foundation or anything too heavy, especially around the eye area, for more mature skin.

2. What concealer would you recommend for under eye area?

Again, it's a Charlotte Tilbury product (there's a theme here, Charlotte knows her stuff). It's a relatively new product that launched last year, it's the Magic Away Concealer. This concealer is beautiful under the eye, it's very light and blends beautifully. It comes with a sponge applicator which is great for personal use.

3. How d…

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Why hire a professional make-up artist?

Yes, you may have fantastic make up skills, but a professional make-up artist who specialises in bridal make-up often has a few tricks up their sleeves that they have picked up along the way!

Wedding Make up Dumfries and Galloway

Not just a pretty makeover

Yes, you will get a pretty makeover of course, but a professional will use high quality makeup and skincare products to help enhance your natural beauty.

Make up to last the day

It makes sense that if you are spending a lot on your wedding photographer, you want to look your very best. A professional make up artist will use top quality products and techniques to achieve longer lasting results.

Convenience

A freelance make up arist can usually travel to you at home to make life easier for you and your bridesmaids.

Theme

Your bridemaids dresses and jewellery and probably hair will coordinate to complement the bride and so should their make…

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